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MSNBC
Nov 1, 2012 11:00pm PDT
of republicans had hoped governor romney wouldn't have to be spending time in florida or virginia at this point. he could be focusing more on ohio and the pickup states. president obama, that map is a little bit misleading. where he's really spending all of his time in the last three days is in wisconsin, in iowa, and in ohio. >> can he win with wisconsin, iowa, virginia, and florida? >> clearly, he will win with all those. he could win without some of those things as long as he holds onto wisconsin and iowa he could lose a bunch of other states. that's his firewall. he's spending a bunch of time in the firewall states like nevada and wisconsin and iowa. that's the way that he holds on even if romney somehow runs the table in florida, virginia, and ohio. if he can hold those other states, he can still win. >> chuck, you go along with that? >> i do. >> we need virginia and florida? >> i have been trying -- the sunday romney schedule had been in the dark. they had set it up. here is the sunday schedule. we just got it. iowa, ohio, pennsylvania, and virginia. now -- >> pennsylvania,
MSNBC
Oct 28, 2012 9:00am PDT
. >> well, hurricane sandy has prompted president obama to cancel visits to virginia and colorado. instead, he'll make stops in florida and ohio on monday before returning to the white house. governor romney, canceling plans to visit virginia today. he's switched his visit to ohio. he has a rally at the top of the hour in the city of seof salina. and those voters in the battleground states are finding a mitt-zine. it is paid for by a super pac is in ohio, iowa, wisconsin, colorado, and virginia. >>> few elections have seen the country as such an ideological crossroads. what happens on november 7th? and the four years that follow? what does it say about the american people? joining me for this discussion, blanche lincoln, retired admiral and former democratic congressman, joe sestak, and a professor at lehigh university. thank you for being here. >> senator lincoln, we like to go ladies first. what is the message that the american people are sending if they elect mitt romney? >> well, i think it's so close right now that the message is the same to both of them. the american people truly wan
FOX News
Oct 29, 2012 3:00am PDT
obama has canceled his appearance at a rally in orlando, florida, and heading back to the white house to monitor the storm. mitt romney visiting ohio, iowa and wisconsin today. all states that could sway the election. his campaign bus now helping with relief efforts across the east coast. the campaign also suspending fund-raiser e-mails in states in sandy's path, like new jersey, north carolina, pennsylvania, and virginia. >>> we learned 17 people stranded near the center of a hurricane abandoned their ship. the 180-foot hms bounty was taking on water near hatteras, north carolina. the crew put on their survival suits and jumped into two life boats. they jumped into two lifeboats. coastguard responded over night but was only monitoring because of weather conditions. >> as i mentioned a bit earlier, sandy silencing the opening bell. u.s. stock markets are closed today as it sandy makes up the way in the east coast. we hear the markets will be probably be closed tomorrow. big apple bracing are for the hurricane and shut down mass transit and subways and buses and bridges and everything
CNN
Nov 2, 2012 10:00pm EDT
virginia and florida. you know, anderson, you can lay the battleground map for president obama and mitt romney almost on top of one another, because their schedules are so similar. >> jessica, all year long, people have been pointing to this final jobs report the weekend before the election day. doesn't seem to have made much of a splash, does it? >> reporter: a little bit of both, anderson. the jobs numbers in the end seem to be sort of a wash. they give something for both campaigns to talk about. the president today acknowledged the numbers and pointed out that there was an increase in private sector hiring and that there were more people out looking for work, which is true, but he said it wasn't good enough and governor romney doubled down on that, said sure, it sure wasn't enough and pointed out that the unemployment rate is higher now than it was when the president came into office and you know, how many people are still unemployed. so there is something there for both campaigns to feed their narrative. but the number wasn't eye-popping so it isn't really an october surprise,
CNN
Oct 30, 2012 1:00am PDT
obama and mitt romney cancelling campaign events yesterday and today. at a rally in florida yesterday, paul ryan urged supporters to lend a hand to all the storm victims. >> let's send our prayers and our thoughts to the people in the northeast. floridians, you are no stranger to big storms. you know better than anyone on the need for communities to come together and for neighbors to help one another. >> first lady michelle obama at a campaign event in iowa city says the president is putting his political schedule on hold because sandy is his priority. >>> and west virginiaens are expected to get hammered by heavy and wet snow. sandy's not sparing anyone. as much as three feet of it is expected in higher elevations and a blizzard warning is in effect for ten counties there. the snow threatens to bring down power lines and people are being advised as they are here to stay indoors, soledad. >> what a mess. what a mess. zoraida, thank you for the update. we take a short break. within we come back on the other side, we tell you what's happening with that massive house fire -- i should say
FOX News
Oct 29, 2012 6:00pm EDT
2000 the margin is fraction of fraction of fraction of 1% of one state if florida. the national polls they are disconnected, you can't have a disconnect that large between the national and electoral college. >> i find ohio numbers hard to believe. if it is tight, obama only needs to win by one point. there is dismisssiveness about what i'll say but it's true, the ground game is vastly superior to what romney has in ohio, add a cupm of points to any poll. >> does this change it? >> the storm? no. i don't think so. in the situation, i think that you have to remember from the date obama got elected, obama for america has been building campaign targeted campaign. >> bret: thank you very much. next up, what the administration said, what it knew about the libya attack. look at delaware, windy and the waves picking up. we have big dreams. one is for a clean, domestic energy future that puts us in control. our abundant natural gas is already saving us money, producing cleaner electricity, putting us to work here in america and supporting wind and solar. though all energy development com
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 3:00pm EDT
. virginia a couple of times and florida a couple of times before wrapping up in boston. we have heard the closing arguments. it is a vote for obama is the status quo with stagnation. a vote for mitt romney is bold change and prosperity. the president made all kinds of promises to be a bipartisan leader and wasn't able to do that with obamacare with not a single republican vote and he promised to restore the economy, bring down the debt, cut taxes, balance the budget, et cetera, and that hasn't happened. he says if the country is behind him and elects him and if democrats are willing to work with him he can militia it and a slap back from the senate democratic leader harry reid from nevada saying if mitt romney has a fantasy of casting severely conservative agenda he will not get help from senate democrats which echoes what the republicans said when president obama took office and now before mitt romney wins, assuming he would, the democrats are saying they will not help. >>shepard: we used to watch the last three or four days of campaign where the candidates spend their money but they
FOX News
Oct 27, 2012 11:00pm PDT
think won? >> a slight edge to obama. >> i got obama. >> you know what is weird? i noticed in the beginning an unusual sponsor for this debate. very strange. >> good evening from the campus of lynn university in boca raton, florida. this is the fourth and last debate of the 2012 campaign brought to you by -- magic mike. dvd on sale tomorrow. this one is on foreign policy. i am bob schaefer of cbs news. >> that is clearly the movie of the year. it seems like a natural fit for the debate. >> absolutely. it is the story of america. hot and sweaty hard body of america. >> i think you can agree, imogen. >> absolutely. >> and what are our foreign policies, but grinding up against other countries for more money. >> on that note from foreign policy to foreign polls. he is popular in france and with those who poop their pants. a pair of polls show obama is huge with foreigners and children. according to a bbc survey, if our election was held in other countries, the president would win in a landslide. that always sounds gedly. deadly. you are winning, but you would be dead because you are c
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 10:00pm EDT
florida. >> i think we are heading into a 2004 nail biter. look at the polls in ohio, today barack obama is almost exactly where george w. bush was in the polls in ohio 8 years ago. look at the job approval ratings, barack obama's job approval rating is almost exactly where george w. bush's approval rating is. the only thing looking better for romney at this point is obama is worse off in the polls. george w. bush had a 1.5 percentage-point lead going into election day and right now it is even. >> greta: rick what is the best thing politically that governor romney is looking at right now, when looks at this and what is the best thing politically president obama is looking at when they look at what is winding down between now and tuesday? >> romney looks at the number among independents and also looks at the possibility of building this national lead and i think closing on the economy. closing with what works for him in terms of making the argument he is the candidate of change. he has to hope for a big weekend to turn things around a little bit in terms of the close and i think pre
CNN
Oct 27, 2012 7:00am PDT
florida shortened the early voting time period. we start eight days through next saturday. and coming with that, a brand-new campaign commercial from the obama campaign playing here and some other crucial early voting states that talks to early voters. take a listen. >> in here. it's just you. no ads, no debates, just you. so think about this. mitt romney's plan rolls back regulations on the banks that crashed our economy. medicare voucherized. >> reporter: i think it's fair to say that four years ago early voting helped obama win the white house. the same thing is being said this year, that a lot of voters will come early and vote before election day. this is our new poll out in ohio. among those voting early, you can see the president has a big advantage there, 58% to 39%. mitt romney has the advantage. the romney campaign says they're doing much better than john mccain's campaign. >> just getting back to florida real quickly, you mentioned mitt romney's events there, one exactly where you are at the moment. but what is he going to be focusing on specifically in florida? who is he t
ABC
Nov 4, 2012 9:00am EST
believe they're in a strong position and you all are playing defense in virginia and florida and a desperate ploy in pennsylvania. your response. >> four years ago, it's an amazing juxtaposition that mitt romney will be in the suburbs of philadelphia today and four years ago, barack obama was in indiana when you look at where this map has gone, it reflects the change and the direction and the momentum toward governor romney a state like pennsylvania being in play, a poll out today, showing michigan dead heat. you know, the map has expanded. wisconsin, minnesota, has expanded our way we feel very confident in terms of where we are in the target states. we have been able to expand into pennsylvania while fully funding and staying current with everything we need to be doing in florida and virginia and ohio and all of the other target states. i think what you're seeing, george, when you liste to your previous guest and he talks about the ground game, ground game, they constantly talk about that and they're doing conference calls all the time on this, their assumption seems to be these
CNN
Nov 2, 2012 4:00pm PDT
that romney right now -- just a few weeks ago, starting in florida, you could feel it. those polls have all tightened up and here in ohio, that small lead president obama's had, this is a main street republican state but toledo area tonight where i am tonight, erin, this is home to the plant that the romney campaign has been running ads on. there's a real sense that he was in play, he had been spending a lot of time, but people here take the auto industry very personally and that ad that has been called dishonest by some folks has caused a lot of ill will to the romney campaign. i think it makes more sense to play in those states rather than trying to push in pennsylvania. >> thanks to all three. scrambled map makes for an exciting weekend. next, how big was the cia operation in libya and what does it have to do with what the obama administration has been telling the public about what happened there? and an update on the crane haninging over new york city. the plan to secure it and hong it's going to take. but things are starting to turn around because of business people like you.
MSNBC
Oct 29, 2012 4:00pm PDT
response which is ironic because george w. bush's brother, jeb bush, is still popular in florida because of the ee fish ensee with which he would handle florida and a lot of the reason that he is still popular in that state. >> explain the connection between jeb and president obama. >> and president obama very rightly has hired the hurricane spoon guy that jeb bush used in his administration. he was always considered nonpartisan and he was somebody who made jeb look really good and now he's working for fema. he's heading fema for barack obama. >> let's go back to james warren. the question now on the table, here we are the monday before the election, a week out now, it seems to me it's not exactly a time out. for the president is it's a chance to be an executive and for romney to show prudence and recognition as a challenger to the president, not as a president. >> one of his problems is going to be if, in fact, the media is focused as it logically is going to be on sandy for the next few days, it drowns out attention that romney wants to get and i think that puts a much greater premium
FOX
Oct 31, 2012 7:00am EDT
the polls and at least one candidate will be back on the campaign trail. while president obama surveys the east coast, mitt romney will spend the day at rallies in florida. republicans say the nominee needs to walk a careful line showing respect for the storm's casualties and making a case for his bid for the white house. >>> the commonwealth has 13 electoral votes and maryland has three hot button referendum issues on the ballot. joining is robert mccarthy to talk about this. i like the halloween garb. >> keeping with the season, tony. >> i should have done the same. there's a lot going on locally. let's talk about maryland because we're seeing the ads, constantly, particularly on gambling, question 7. we have the same sex marriage issue, and we also have another issue which is -- >> the dream act. >> let's talk about those. >> it let's talk about first what's most likely to pass, which is based on the polls. looks like the dream ak, ballot question 4, which would grant in-state tuition at maryland colleges and universities to undocumented immigrants whose families have been p
MSNBC
Oct 26, 2012 9:00pm PDT
were on the republican side in florida and ohio, does that change the type of argument they need to make about change? about why mitt romney is the guy who should be trusted to do things differently than barack obama? >> they are hitting it there. basically things are on the upswing in ohio. and to keep it going, you need to change leadership in washington. that's a strange message. it's true if you look at the numbers in ohio and to an extent in wisconsin. if you look nationally at where obama has been bleeding support, not as much in ohio. not nearly as dramatic. you can definitely link that to the economy there, to the bailout there, and i can think it's a small example, the 1988 election. a sea of red on the electoral map. bush won coast to coast. there were three states in the upper midwest that went democratic. iowa, minnesota and wisconsin. it was because the farm economy had collapsed in the '80s. the economy was so much worse there that they wanted to take it out on the reagan administration so they turned on bush. so i see there's a potential there for kind of a flip of th
MSNBC
Nov 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. florida, pennsylvania, and new hampshire. the "real clear politics" polling average right now in florida has romney ahead. in pennsylvania the polling average says it is president obama who's ahead by 4.6 points. in new hampshire, again, president obama ahead with a 1.3 lead. that's the 8:00 hour. at 9:00, we'll have polls closed in all those places, and the blinking states here will be the ones that are closing. 14 states mostly in the midwest and the south. of the -- southwest, excuse me. of these 14 states, the states everybody's going to be watching are three. colorado, michigan, and wisconsin. here's what it looks like right now in those states. polling average in the state of colorado, it's very close. president obama ahead by less than a point. in michigan, it's president obama ahead by three points. and in wisconsin, the polling average has mr. obama ahead by more, by five points. then at 10:00 eastern time, polls will be closed in all of those states and we'll be closing polls in the 10:00 eastern time in that hour in the states that you see blinking right here. these four state
CNN
Oct 26, 2012 11:00pm PDT
romney. could he make history? he would have to win florida. virginia. he would have to win colorado. that would, just let me move that into the red column. then it gets hard from there. they say that he's in strong play in nevada, obama campaign disputes that. if he could win those two out west, that would put him in position. even if he won new hampshire, that's only four. somehow, even though he was losing the most republican of the midwestern states, ohio, he would have to also win one of wisconsin and or iowa. so it's not impossible, but if he loses the big one, he's got to almost run the board with the rest of it. >> wow. wisconsin and iowa. how are those just poll wise leaning? is that reasonable for romney or no? >> wisconsin again has had a steady, democratic lead. it's within reach. it's not out of play yet, but let's sign that one over to the president. iowa, it's interesting. you could have a small state, only six electoral votes. most polling shows the president with a slight lead. if it stays this close, the little ones like iowa and new hampshire could decide things on
ABC
Oct 27, 2012 12:00am EDT
, probably obama. i mean, if he -- you know, if you can change joe biden's diaper, you can handle anything with kids. right? yes? [ applause ] another secret service agent ran into trouble with the law. this time in florida. secret service agent named aaron francis engler was found passed out drunk on a miami sidewalk 7:00 a.m., part of the advanced security team for the president's visit to miami last week. once the president left he went out for a drink or ten or something like that. it started eed to sound like t are recruiting these guys at bachelor parties in las vegas. when the police tried to arrest him he resisted, even hit one officer on the chin, charged with misdemeanor disorderly intoxication and resisting arrest. bright side, he was too drunk to get a hooker. so -- um -- baby steps, i think they call them, right? this is a scary video. the subject of this video is a b.a.s.e. jumper, taping a stunt for a norwegian tv show called "normal madness." i guess the idea was, he would get momentum for this jump by spinning around on a high bar and, in a way, he did. >> woo! >>
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 1:00pm EDT
tossup race between president obama and governor romney. in miami-dade county as well as the heavily populated counties around florida. you are seeing long lines of early voters. the vote wait, 3 1/2 hours. that's from the end of the line which wraps all the way around the corner of this building. you wait and shuffle along in 80-81 degree heat in this november -- early november in florida. then you have one of the most historically long ballot in history. charlie crist look at these long lines calling for an end of -- an extension of early voting hours and days. but last night the republican governor rick scott says no to that. we'll stick with state law. early voting ends saturday night 7:00 p.m. 3 million floridians plus have already voted by early voting and absentee ballots. breaking that down. early voting. the people you see standing in line. 1.3 million have vote. 630,000 plus democrats. the democrats with the higher edge in early voting. but when it comes to absentee ballots. that's where republicans have the edge. 700,000 for republicans and less than that coming for the de
FOX News
Oct 31, 2012 7:00pm EDT
. all of them have suggested that mr. obama is up within the margin of error by a couple of points on mitt romney. most scenarios, romney can't win without winning here in florida as well as without ohio. so, one of the schools of thought is that the romney camp is trying to hedge against a possible defeat in ohio by expanding the battlefield or trying to into those three blue states. the obama campaign isn't buying it. as we head into the final six days it's very clear it's going to go right down to the wire with anybody's guess in some of the battleground states in the quest for 270 electoral votes. national polls s. tied as is some of those battleground states even with the margin of error. shep? >> shepard: carl cammeron in jacksonville florida tonight. little relief for air travelers coming in and out of the nation's airspace after sandy. earlier today two of new york's airports reopened on a limited basis. jfk and newark liberty international across the river in jersey. port authority which runs all the airports is urging folks to call airlines for information. laguardia airport
ABC
Oct 28, 2012 4:00am PDT
go to the polls. >> we have seen some of the effect. both governor romney and president obama have canceled effe events in virginia. one big impact right now. it's going to expect their effort to get out the vote. early voting didn't have much effect on early voting in florida yesterday. it could complicate it in virginia and ohio. then finally, is this storm as bad as it seems to be right now, it could block out the closing arguments of these candidates. >> i wonder if you're the president how do you manage campaigning, because his job is truly on the line here with governing and imagine perhaps a large disaster. >> he's returning to the white house tomorrow afternoon, as i said, cancelling some events. the biggest problem for the president right now, if he makes any mishandling of this storm could affect the final days of this race. >> in nonweather news, a bit of surprise, the des moines register, the largest newspaper endorsed romney. >> iowa is a key state. it's part of barack obama's mid western fire wall. >> he needs to win iowa, wisconsin and ohio. the obama campaign said t
FOX News
Oct 26, 2012 9:00pm EDT
? >> what is happening in ohio? well, this was one of the three firewall states. the obama campaign wanted to concentrate on three states where they got the lowest winning percentages in 2008 except for indiana and north carolina which they conceded, florida, ohio and virginia. since the october 3 debate, florida seems to be gone toward mitt romney. he has been winning almost all polls this. virginia has been even tending a little toward romney in my judgment. ohio has been a little stickier. are the auto bailout is an issue there. if you look at the polls what you will see is white noncollege voters. a group that was 58-40 for john mccain nationally four years ago are not giving romney in ohio that much of an edge. and so i think there is some gain that the democrats have gotten from that -- that huge barrage of antiromney ads they ran before the convention. i would say this, though, sean. i think there is some reason to beware arery of the ohio polls. we are seeing results there in the most recent weeks there varying in between a tie and a five point obama swing. but you we are also seei
FOX Business
Oct 30, 2012 11:00am EDT
matters a lot to president obama who is beating romney in the polls. it ties florida for the third most electoral votes, 29. new york can establish an additional day for elections within 20 days of november 6th. if there's an emergency. it's already warned voters that polling sites may change because of the storm. we have asked the state board whether or not it might be considering changing dates for elections in hard-hit areas of the state. cheryl, so far no response. cheryl: i mean obviously we know new york and new jersey are now major disaster areas quote unquote, are there other states where delaying the vote could possibly happen on the state level, peter? peter: we have been researching this all morning and have not found any so far. and frankly i think it is because we are still in the throes of the storm and a lot of these governors and state officials are just trying to figure out how to protect people and their property and their transportation systems, economy, etc. but i don't -- this issue was raised by the fema director in a phone call with reporters the other day th
FOX News
Nov 3, 2012 10:00am PDT
camp is and the obama camp happens to be at the moment about victory on tuesday, and also very interesting to see what's happening in those states like florida, the key battle zone states where people have been waiting in long lines for hours to cast those early ballots. >> people seem to be very engaged in this election, we're bound to top 130 million people, from 130 to 140 million americans voting in this election, remember, a third or more will already have voted before tuesday, it could go up to 40%, have cast their ballots prior to tuesday. but, this is about, these last few days, are about enthusing the party bases, getting them out to vote and i tell you what's helping, uma, it's what you just said. often at the end of a campaign i find that one side is counting forcing the spin. they think they're going to lose. you eventually catch on to that, and not this time. both of the campaigns and the key people associated with it really do believe they have a path to victory, it's not spin. maybe they're living in parallel universes, one of them is right and one is wrong, but
FOX News
Oct 30, 2012 11:00pm PDT
what is going on. >> i think it doesn't make sense obama can hold off romney in wisconsin you're seeing a surge in polls for mitt romney you're seeing him probably going to take florida in most of the battle grounds. and i don't know why in and and scott walker earlier this summer by the national party hundreds and paul ryan saying i just don't know how they couldn't win wisconsin. if you look, it's tied oof 20 seconds, steve on your home state of wisconsin. >> it's a fact there is a dry run on june 5th. i think it suggests wisconsin is in play. if they make efforts to put there, i think republicans can win it. >> viewers should go to gretawire.com. about what it's done since 1996. keeps swinging back and forth will make you dizzy. panel just stand by. straight ahead four americans murdered in ben gazy. we don't know what happened. will it impact elections? next. [ male announcer ] this is steve. he loves risk. but whether he's climbing everest, scuba diving the great barrier reef with sharks, or jumping into the market, he goes with people he trusts, which is why he trades with
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 9:00am PDT
tuesday. meanwhile, president obama will spend the entire day today in ohio. he'll hit wisconsin, iowa, virginia, new hampshire, florida and colorado in the coming days. the president will close his campaign by calling on two of his most bold-faced surrogates, jay-z and bruce springsteen. they will perform in ohio on monday. but if team o has the boss to close the deal romney land has meat loaf and ricky skaggs. >> i want to thank ricky skrags -- skrugs rather -- skrags, can't get it right -- for entertaining. >> ricky skaggs. batting for the president, sober minded political figures including colin powell and michael bloomberg and for romney, sober minded political figures including the donald. that said both candidates have tinseltown on their side. for obama, eva longoria, george clooney, sarah jessica parker. and for mitt romney, clint eastwood and mr. burns. >> mitt strapped his mutt to the roof of the car for a 350 mile jaunt. we will explain why mitt is once again [ inaudible ]. what's that? you like being tied to the roof of the car? because it allowed you to see more of the gr
FOX News
Nov 1, 2012 9:00pm PDT
look at where they have been. yesterday, romney spends all day on three stops in florida, a state that should be a done deal. by the way -- and then obama spends all day today in wisconsin, a state he would have thought would have been locked down by now. just their two schedules alone show you -- you know, how tight this is and that they are both trying to lock down states like florida and wisconsin that should have been in the bag for either one of them aircraft long time ago. i am not arguing arguing with y. look, this is going to be very, very close. anybody who thinks it's in the bag-- >>> i don't think it's in the bag. i am not going to say that. i want people, especially conserve testifies think they are a touchdown behind? and they have to fight hard in the closing days. but two emerging stories here. one is the libya/benghazigate, which has become a real problem. the president's been caught lying. it is not even a point of argument. the president goes in for a photo-op with chris christie and he's back on the campaign trail. he have gas stations shut down. we have looters
MSNBC
Oct 29, 2012 11:00am PDT
mentioned, you have this eef event with paul ryan and bill clinton in florida. he was supposed to be in florida with the president. let me play what former president clinton had to say. >> i was supposed to be the warm-up man for president obama today, but that storm on the east coast had other ideas. >> but obviously the show does go on in some capacity, but talk me quickly about the perils for both of them. obviously, the president is the president. this is his responsibility, to have the concern of the american people on the forefront. what does governor romney do or say, other than this point that he's trying to be sense and pull off the campaign trail tomorrow and not today? >> it's no accident that bill clinton was in orlando. that's a key swing area right in the heart of that i-4 corridor. there was a cnn poll out today showing a 50/49 race between the two sides. pretty much a dead-even race. missing out on a day or two to get people out to the polls can really hurt both campaigns. mitt romney has to walk this fine line and so does the president not wanting to look too politic
FOX
Oct 29, 2012 7:00am EDT
:16 now, the hurricane is effecting the presidential race. president barack obama is scrapping plans now to campaign in three states and he just canceled a rally this morning in florida. he is now returning from florida to monitor hurricane sandy. mitt romney is still campaigning in ohio, iowa, and wisconsin today. he canceled three stops in virginia yesterday, and an event scheduled in new hampshire for tomorrow. >>> hurricane sandy is also causing trouble with early voting. after long lines in saturday, today, early voting is canceled in maryland, the governor declared a state of emergency. the dc board of elections will decide later today if early voting will be canceled tomorrow. >>> all right chuck sharon with us once again to bring us the latest on this storm which intensified overnight. >> in fact, pressure down about an hour ago, i know to most people that doesn't mean a lot, to the weather people, that tells us it's only getting stronger. i want to emphasize again, i know the weather people are prone to hyping thins. this is the real deal. we're not hyping it. this is a seri
FOX News
Nov 1, 2012 8:00pm EDT
: virginia. >> ohio, florida. >> bill: general powell has been in his books, quite candid about him using a affirmative action to succeed. all right? and barack obama did use affirmative action to, you know, be educated in something like that. do you think that there is any racial business here? >> no. >> bill: i'm not saying that in the pejorative. in the negative. >> no. >> bill: the general and the president came up the same way? >>. no because that means that if mike huckabee supports you, is there racism? absolutely not. >> i didn't say racism. i said racial connection because identifiable. >> i understand what you are trying to say there, bill. i think it's disrespectful. it's disrespectful to general powell. it's disrespectful to the president. you cannot take especially colin powell you can't take such a pedigree and dilute to to pigmentation. >> bill: you don't think shared experience enters into general powell's endorsement. >> you are telling me if president obama had not done a good job that colin powell, general powell would have supported president obama regardless? absolutely
FOX News
Oct 28, 2012 11:00am EDT
: yes, the president will leave tonight, fly to florida, do a campaign event in florida tomorrow and fly back to d.c. to monitor the storm. because of sandy, the president has cancelled a stop in virginia tomorrow and one in colorado for tuesday. the white house says president obama is getting regular updates on the storm and said the federal emergency management agency, fema, has already deployed teams and pre-staged resources to potentially affected states and fema is in close contact with states up and down the east coast, to make sure there are no unmet needs. one concern for both campaigns is that the storm could hinder early voting in ohio, north carolina and virginia. one democratic senator said this about the impact on the president's campaign. >> the storm will throw havoc into the race. i was supposed to be with the president special president clinton on monday. that rally has been cancelled. but i think that virginia is ready to go to the polls and i think the president will carry virginia. >> reporter: due to the upcoming storm, governor romney cancelled evens in virginia
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Nov 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
and prayers go neand running ate pauu p ks ryan uring a stop in central, florida. ryan stopped campaigning in time to get homeeand go trick or treating with hii famiiy. now it's crunch ttim for the candiiaaes. obama reaches out to voters today in as vegas, focus on virginia with ssops innrichmond, roanoke and virginia beach..i'm mary ellen coming up...rting. rhonda rehan... you're name was drawn... for our "thanksgiveaway" contest.y have j5 utef ca..clyo 0-ara ct tuned... our next drawing is uss minutes awayy drawing is ((megan live tease)) ((joel live tease)) you're watching fox 45 morning news.. ((brea4)) it's oysternomics 101. you start with a u.s. senator named ben. by helping restore thousands of acres of oyster beds, he kept hundreds of oystermen on the job... h keeps esalsinin.. thea dermpies... of oystermen on the job... making deliveries to more restaurants... which hire more workers. and that means more stermen. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friendben. i hope he's your friend, too i'm n in, fri ovhiss electn day draww nearr whatt the campaigns are doing as
FOX Business
Nov 1, 2012 9:20am EDT
of reasons they're ready to vote. stuart: is the evangelical vote big enough to push president obama. >> about 31% in wisconsin, in iowa and 44% in north carolina, and very large in florida as well so this, i think, is a factor, a voting block, flying beneath the radar, media wrote a lot about it in the primary, but not the last month or so. stuart: i see your point well argued, but are the people already counted in the polls which have already been taken and which represent a dead heat or a slight obama victory? >> you know, it's this sort of factor, stuart, that i think is a bit after problem for the polls. i'm not so sure they're picking up voting groups like this or the intensity behind them. >> dan, if you had to guess, which of the polls out there do you think would have picked up the evangelical reaction or vote here? >> that's a little hard to say, maybe the pew poll, because they've got that arm of pew research that does-- >> maybe. >> religious groups and so forth and maybe the pew poll and pew has got romney up by about 5 points, i believe. charles: would it be at this poi
FOX News
Oct 31, 2012 12:00pm PDT
: president obama will return to the campaign trail tomorrow with evens in three battleground states and governor romney is crisscrossing the battle ground state of florida today. he is beginning speeching by urging americans to donate to the storm relief effort. >> they are going through trauma in a major part of the country the kind of trauma you have experienced here in florida more than once and it is interesting to see how people come together in a circumstance like this. >>shepard: he is right. both put their campaigns on hold as sandy slammed into the coast. yesterday, governor romney spoke with what agoers describe add a storm relief event in ohio but he back in florida today as i mentioned where the presidential race is neck and neck. carl cameron is live in karl gables florida. >>carl: they are back, mitt romney's hiatus ended after hurricane sandy and he has been cautiously but ramping up the rhetoric. there have been plenty of references to assist and encourage people to make disaster relief donations but the rhetoric has increased. he has not mentioned president obama by
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Oct 28, 2012 6:00am EDT
. and it will be followed by "obama revealed: the man, the president." you will get to see both candidates behind the scenes like never before tonight on cnn. >>> quite a scare for the family of florida republican senator marco rubio. while the senator was out campaigning with mitt romney, his daughter was involved in an accident involving a golf cart. she is 12 years old. she's amanda rubio. apparently she was visiting classmates had this accident happened. we're told she suffered a head injury and was airlifted to miami children's hospital's pediatric unit. >> there was an accident with a tennis cart. she was transported to the hospital. many tests were done. she's doing better, she's talking. the whole family is next to her. and we hope that everything is going to be much better tomorrow. >>> hurricane sandy and the campaigns. brian monroe, cnnpolitics.com editor, joins me for more of the potential political fallout from the storm, joins me live in washington. good to see you. >> good morning. >> we mentioned cancelations for mitt romney. he won't be headed to virginia. it's
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